Rare has planned the next 5 years of the sea of thieves
Rare and Microsoft are celebrating the 5th anniversary of Sea of Thieves, but the developers are also looking to the horizon over the next 5 years of the live-service pirate adventure.
In a post on Xbox cordXbox revealed that the Sea of Thieves team at Rare recently sat down to map out the game’s next five years.
Creative director Mike Chapman said: “I think 10 years of Sea of Thieves will seem like a long time – but at the same time, we will blink and be there. point.”
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The Sea of Thieves team seems to be discussing ideas for a smuggling mechanic, a reward for protecting other players from griefers, and a screenshot “drawing” mechanic. The development team’s mantra is “Players create stories together” and this broad vision makes it feel like they’ll never run out of ideas, as long as players are there to experience them. .
There are some other interesting stories in Xbox Wire’s Sea of Thieves celebration. The developers revealed that the original Sea of Thieves pitch featured secret agents instead of pirates, and that they “ripped our roadmap” after it came out. eyes and change the approach to the game’s content updates.
Sea of Thieves has received countless content updates since its initial launch in 2018. From collaborations with brands like Pirates of the Carribean And borderuntil last year Random three part questThere have been many sea adventures for players to immerse themselves in.
We reevaluate Sea of Thieves in 2020, calling it “a pirate fantasy sandbox with loads of things to do, which becomes unpredictable and fun with the addition of other players.” The game also offers our list of ten best co-op games.
Logan Plant is a freelance writer for IGN on video games and entertainment news. He has over six years of experience in the games industry with sub-lines at IGN, Nintendo Wire, Switch Player Magazine and Lifewire. Find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.